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by Archer Productions, Inc.
movies
eye 658,633
favorite 271
comment 73
Selected for the 2004 National Film Registry of "culturally, historically and aesthetically significant" motion pictures. Famous Civil Defense film for children in which Bert the Turtle shows what to do in case of atomic attack.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 73 reviews )
Topics: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense, Animation
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by Unknown
movies
eye 343,802
favorite 208
comment 83
Anti-pornography film produced by financier Charles Keating, linking pornography to the Communist conspiracy and the decline of Western civilization.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 83 reviews )
Topics: Culture wars, Sexualities, Pornography
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by Various
movies
eye 233,152
favorite 143
comment 13
Collection of TV commercials significant to the history and development of TV as an advertising medium.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 13 reviews )
Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism, Advertising: History
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by Various
movies
eye 177,387
favorite 150
comment 32
Examples of broadcast advertising from the 1950s and 1960s.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 32 reviews )
Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism
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by Sutherland (John) Productions
movies
eye 168,513
favorite 137
comment 25
Animated classic presenting what an atom is, how energy is released from certain kinds of atoms, the peacetime uses of atomic energy and the byproducts of nuclear fission.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 25 reviews )
Topics: Atomic-nuclear: Energy, Physics, Animation
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 157,283
favorite 65
comment 24
Lucky Strike cigarette commercial with stop-motion animation of square-dancing cigarettes.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 24 reviews )
Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Substance abuse: Tobacco, Animation: Stop-motion
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movies
eye 120,031
favorite 57
comment 23
Ford commercial linking new compact cars to futurism and the space frontier.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 23 reviews )
Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Automobiles: Advertising, Futurism
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by Filmways (?)
movies
eye 99,656
favorite 34
comment 19
Cereal commercial targeted at children of the space age.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 19 reviews )
Topics: Space: Culture, Advertising: Television commercials, Agriculture: Food industry: Cereals
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 81,732
favorite 41
comment 15
Lucky Strike cigarette commercial with stop-motion animation of marching cigarettes.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 15 reviews )
Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Substance abuse: Tobacco, Animation: Stop-motion
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by Various
movies
eye 74,469
favorite 70
comment 12
Collection of TV commercials significant to the history and development of TV as an advertising medium.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews )
Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism, Advertising: History
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by Various
movies
eye 67,094
favorite 54
comment 6
Collection of TV commercials significant to the history and development of TV as an advertising medium.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism, Advertising: History
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 66,745
favorite 23
comment 11
Dinah Shore promotes the new Chevrolets and sings "See the U.S.A. in your new Chevrolet."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews )
Topic: Automobiles: Advertising
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by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
movies
eye 61,093
favorite 102
comment 29
Delightful musical made to promote color telephones as a decorator accessory in the home.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 29 reviews )
Topics: Communication: Telephone, Consumerism, Houses and homes
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by Various
movies
eye 59,461
favorite 59
comment 15
Collection of TV commercials significant to the history and development of TV as an advertising medium.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 15 reviews )
Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism, Advertising: History
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movies
eye 52,107
favorite 20
comment 15
The "I Like Ike" animated television commercial, produced by Roy Disney and Citizens for Eisenhower-Nixon.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 15 reviews )
Topics: Political campaigns and elections, Eisenhower, Dwight David, Presidents
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by Various
movies
eye 50,910
favorite 61
comment 9
Collection of TV commercials significant to the history and development of TV as an advertising medium.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism, Advertising: History
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by Various
movies
eye 49,835
favorite 48
comment 8
Collection of TV commercials significant to the history and development of TV as an advertising medium.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism, Advertising: History
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movies
eye 48,562
favorite 7
comment 6
AMC Jeep Commercial
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topic: need keyword
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by Sutherland (John) Productions, Inc.
movies
eye 46,487
favorite 71
comment 9
Corporate Cold War-era cartoon linking Bill of Rights to free-enterprise ideology.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Topics: Cold War, Capitalism, Animation: Advertising
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by Unknown
movies
eye 45,467
favorite 5
comment 9
Part-animated screen ad for Esso "Extra" gasoline.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Topics: Advertising: Screen ads, Animation: Advertising, Oil industry
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by Various
movies
eye 43,912
favorite 45
comment 5
Collection of TV commercials significant to the history and development of TV as an advertising medium.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism, Advertising: History
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movies
eye 40,475
favorite 27
comment 12
A television commercial for Newport cigarettes.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews )
Topic: commercial
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movies
eye 40,403
favorite 28
comment 8
Television commercial for Aurora Stunt and Drag Race toy cars.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topic: need keyword
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 34,567
favorite 55
comment 3
Astonishing sitcom-style sponsored film encouraging increased consumption of electricity by an ever-increasing number of appliances. The plot pits a starry-eyed teenage girl against a geek whose main interests happen to be engineering and time study.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Electricity, Gender roles, Houses and homes
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movies
eye 30,405
favorite 14
comment 6
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
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movies
eye 28,838
favorite 3
comment 6
favoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
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by Various
movies
eye 26,905
favorite 40
comment 5
Collection of TV commercials significant to the history and development of TV as an advertising medium.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism, Advertising: History
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by Radio Corporation of America (RCA), Motion Picture Productions
movies
eye 26,653
favorite 31
comment 10
Invisible white-gloved hands demonstrate the operation of the RCA 16mm sound projector.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews )
Topic: Motion pictures: Projection
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by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
movies
eye 25,331
favorite 13
comment 8
TV host Arthur Godfrey takes controls of a passenger plane to demonstrate airline operations.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: Aviation: Commercial, Transportation: Air
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by Unknown
movies
eye 24,327
favorite 20
comment 12
Three TV commercials; one set in St. Louis, Missouri, another on Mount Washington, New Hampshire, and a quick review of telephone history.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews )
Topics: Communication: Telephone, Advertising: Television commercials, St. Louis, Missouri
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movies
eye 22,826
favorite 7
comment 8
0736 PA8910 Sunbeam Bread TV Commercials "John Engel, 1953-1957"; was PA-3992
favoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
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by Bay State Film Productions, Inc.
movies
eye 22,817
favorite 18
comment 7
Introduces Polaroids marketing campaign for the year 1964, including TV commercials. Produced for dealers.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: Media: Photography: Instant Photography, Advertising: Television commercials, Sales: Training
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 22,570
favorite 45
comment 8
Astonishing sitcom-style sponsored film encouraging increased consumption of electricity by an ever-increasing number of appliances. The plot pits a starry-eyed teenage girl against a geek whose main interests happen to be engineering and time study.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: Electricity, Gender roles, Houses and homes
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 21,958
favorite 21
comment 8
Theater advertisements for the first all-new automobile to be placed on the market after World War II, the Oldsmobile Futuramic.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: Advertising: Screen ads, Automobiles: Advertising, Design
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movies
eye 21,210
favorite 11
comment 5
Television commercial for Hit Parade cigarettes.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
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movies
eye 20,973
favorite 7
comment 5
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
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by Ganz (William J.) Co.
movies
eye 19,735
favorite 32
comment 6
PLEASE NOTE: A more complete version with the full color sequence at the end is here. RCA's corporate history of pre-1956 developments in television.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: Media: Television, Electronics
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 19,197
favorite 18
comment 5
Promotes a new console television that folds into a piece of furniture so as to conceal the all-seeing picture tube. We have the picture, but not the soundtrack of this film.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Media: Television, Furniture, Houses and homes: Interior decoration
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by Strauss (Henry) and Company, Inc.
movies
eye 18,469
favorite 19
comment 2
Modern radar for passenger aircraft. Shows how man has always reached for vision of the things beyond his sight, beginning, perhaps, with the ancient sailor who first climbed the mast to see over the horizon. In modern times the quest has led to such airborne aids as the gyro compass, horizon indicator and radio direction finding navigational systems. Sequences on radar show its basics and how it works in modern planes. Director: Marvin Dreyer.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Animation, Radar, Aviation: Navigation
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by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
movies
eye 18,365
favorite 8
comment 3
TV host Arthur Godfrey takes controls of a passenger plane to demonstrate airline operations.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Aviation: Commercial, Transportation: Air
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movies
eye 18,342
favorite 21
comment 9
Beer promotional film. "Sparkling, golden, pure, refreshing, a beverage as old as history."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Topic: need keyword
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movies
eye 18,077
favorite 4
comment 7
Television commercial for Scotties Facial tissues.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topic: need keyword
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by Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
movies
eye 17,849
favorite 31
comment 2
Careers in photography and cinematography.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Occupations: Photography, Media: Photography, Motion pictures: Production
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 17,159
favorite 19
comment 3
Promotes an early version of the television remote control. We have the picture, but not the soundtrack of this film.
favoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Media: Television, Electronics, Technology
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by Donahue (Harry D.)
movies
eye 15,757
favorite 32
comment 8
Southwestern U.S. travelogue flies around in modern 1930s airplanes, stopping off at Albuquerque and an Arizona dude ranch, all the time focusing on fashions worn by its cargo of aspiring Paramount starlets. Excellent pre-World War II fashion footage in Kodachrome, plus documentation of affluent tourist destinations. Produced and directed by Harry D. Donahue. With Mary Martin.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: Fashion, Aviation: Commercial, Travelogues
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movies
eye 15,613
favorite 15
comment 17
0584 PA8478 Dollar Store #2
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 17 reviews )
Topic: need meta
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movies
eye 15,099
favorite 9
comment 8
Television commercial for Macleans Toothpaste.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
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by various
movies
eye 13,831
favorite 9
comment 1
[The following titles and shotlists may be elsewhere on PA-0649; this description may therefore need revision after viewing.] Tape 0649 [New Film] [Untitled] Color Sound Ideal dolls commercial. Girls slumber party; VS little dolls with growing hair; great jingle �Hair that grows hair that grows from here to there, it grows� Tape 0649 [New Film] [Untitled] MPO Television Films, Inc. Color Sound Ideal dolls commercial. Girls slumber party; VS little dolls with growing hair; great jingle...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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movies
eye 12,869
favorite 7
comment 2
B/W 1) 00:02:85 A husband helps his wife remove from the car an "antique" chair that she just purchased. He jokes that it looks like a dentist chair, which leads her to comment that Johnny only had two cavities, which she thinks must be due to their use of CREST. The husband then notices that the chair was made in The U.S.A. in 1951. 2) 00:34:31 GLEEM -- "Preventive Medicine for fewer cavities. Stannous fluoride plus stannous pyrophosphate". Close-up of an exaggerated...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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movies
eye 12,607
favorite 3
comment 5
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
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movies
eye 11,798
favorite 9
comment 5
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 11,579
favorite 9
comment 4
Importance of railroads to 1950s America. Directed by Haford Kerbawy.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topic: Transportation: Railroad
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movies
eye 9,699
favorite 6
comment 2
A Ford advertising film or television commercial. A suburban housewife talks to CAM in her clean kitchen about the benefits of owning two cars; man pulls out of his driveway in a 1956 Ford Victoria car; CU the Ford Victoria car driving down road, POV moving car alongside; driving a Ford Ranch Wagon car pulls out of driveway and onto street. 07:20:52:10 MS young attractive 1950s housewife on telephone; woman hangs up phone in kitchen and speaks to camera “You know, two weeks ago, I couldn’t...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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movies
eye 8,874
favorite 3
comment 4
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
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by RKO Teleradio Pictures, Yankee Division
movies
eye 8,799
favorite 7
comment 2
Promotional film for the Yankee network, a network of radio stations in New England with excellent shots of radio production and radio broadcasting. 10:01:38:29 Nice product placement MS “Scan-O-Scope” radio. 10:01:47:07 1950s to 1960s housewife sewing beside “Scan-O-Scope” radio. 10:01:54:00 From elevated angle camera looks down on man between two high-tech looking radios with many knobs dials between speaker box; man turns large knob tuning radio on right. 10:02:00:06 CU old fashioned...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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by Havens (Wickham)
movies
eye 8,671
favorite 5
comment 5
Real estate promotional film on Oakland, California and her sister cities made by Wickham Havens, a local developer.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 8,575
favorite 23
comment 5
A fantasy of kitchen planning and modernization. With Augusta Roeland and Rege Cordic. Produced by Haford Kerbawy.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Houses and homes: Kitchens, Occupations: Housework
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movies
eye 8,295
favorite 3
comment 2
B/W 1) 00:02:85 A husband helps his wife remove from the car an "antique" chair that she just purchased. He jokes that it looks like a dentist chair, which leads her to comment that Johnny only had two cavities, which she thinks must be due to their use of CREST. The husband then notices that the chair was made in The U.S.A. in 1951. 2) 00:34:31 GLEEM -- "Preventive Medicine for fewer cavities. Stannous fluoride plus stannous pyrophosphate". Close-up of an exaggerated...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 7,964
favorite 4
comment 2
Cliche-ridden rural/urban improbable romance concocted to promote Ford tractors.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Rural America, Music, Gender roles
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movies
eye 6,642
favorite 5
comment 1
[The following titles and shotlists may be elsewhere on PA-0649; this description may therefore need revision after viewing.] Tape 0649 Film 8184 [Untitled] Color Sound 1960s Tupperware commercial; VS Tupperware; women having a Tupper party. 20:05:28:02 1960s women's Tupperware party, pan down to display of various pieces of Tupperware on wood tabletop, shot dissolves to same composition of Tupperware on beach. 20:05:40:09 CU disembodied woman's finger runs down yellow pages to advertisement...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Young America Films, Inc.
movies
eye 6,148
favorite 12
comment 1
Shows the development of transportation and communication, and the resultant bringing together of the world. Great footage of technological developments in transportation and communication technology. Great metaphor for early globalization theory in image of the planet shrinking. 23:21:17:14 VS poor rural Chinese children breaking rocks with hammers. 23:21:32:02 VS Over fifty Chinese men pulling large roller to flatten land for airfield; great shot Chinese boy guiding the roller looks into...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by WPTZ Motion Picture Unit
movies
eye 5,760
favorite 4
comment 1
PA-0807 shotlist: 07:10:56:15 Philadelphia as seen across Delaware River. 07:11:07:23 Great shot from car on Delaware Bridge. 07:11:13:10 Pan up industrial building in Camden, NJ; Campbell’s soup water tower on top of building. 07:11:27:07 Aerial of Levittown, Pennsylvania suburbs; pan over Levittown suburbs. 07:11:43:24 Aerial Trenton, NJ.; VS bustling streets in 1950s downtown Trenton, New Jersey. 07:11:57:19 VS downtown Wilmington, Delaware in 1950s. 07:12:04:07 High-angle Bethlehem,...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Ganz (William J.) Co.
movies
eye 5,427
favorite 7
comment 6
Shows efforts of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) in the creation, development and introduction of the all-electronic TV system; explains how science made television a working reality. David Sarnoff tells of the early research and experiments. Shown is the first successful picture tube, the first experimental TV station, the problems of improving piucture quality and reducing the size and cost of components at the transmitting and receiving ends, and the function of mobile units. Actual...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
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by various
movies
eye 5,001
favorite 6
comment 1
[The following titles and shotlists may be elsewhere on PA-0649; this description may therefore need revision after viewing.] Tape 0649 [New Film] [Untitled] Color Sound Great cartoon for 1963 Chevrolet; outline of woman in red and man in green; woman talks about a new and wonderful things coming into their life, man thinks she is talking about a baby only to realize it is the new Chevrolet; very creative cartoon. Tape 0649 [New Film] Hit Parade Color Sound Hit Parade cigarettes commercial....
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Engel (Walter)
movies
eye 4,732
favorite 4
comment 1
1) 00:04:85 "EVERYBODY NEEDS ENERGY-PACKED SUNBEAM BREAD" A wooden roller coaster zooms down its track. Two boys in cowboy outfits walking on a boardwalk. Close-up of a smiling boy on a merry-go-round horse. A merry-go-round horse with no rider. A boy in a cowboy outfit looking forlorn, sits on a bench and bounces a ball. Another boy in a cowboy outfit sits next to him on the bench, opens up a lunch box and hands the first boy a sandwich wrapped in wax paper. Close-up of a boy in a...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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movies
eye 4,591
favorite 17
comment 1
[The following titles and shotlists may be elsewhere on PA-0649; this description may therefore need revision after viewing.] Tape 0649 [New Film] [Untitled] Color Sound Ideal dolls commercial. Girls slumber party; VS little dolls with growing hair; great jingle “Hair that grows hair that grows from here to there, it grows” Tape 0649 [New Film] [Untitled] MPO Television Films, Inc. Color Sound Ideal dolls commercial. Girls slumber party; VS little dolls with growing hair; great jingle...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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movies
eye 3,287
favorite 3
comment 1
[The following titles and shotlists may be elsewhere on PA-0649; this description may therefore need revision after viewing.] Tape 0649 Film 8184 [Untitled] Color Sound 1960s Tupperware commercial; VS Tupperware; women having a Tupper party. 20:05:28:02 1960s women’s Tupperware party, pan down to display of various pieces of Tupperware on wood tabletop, shot dissolves to same composition of Tupperware on beach. 20:05:40:09 CU disembodied woman’s finger runs down yellow pages to...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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movies
eye 2,905
favorite 5
comment 1
[The following titles and shotlists may be elsewhere on PA-0649; this description may therefore need revision after viewing.] Tape 0649 [New Film] [Untitled] BW Sound Genteel Baby Bath and Shampoo commercial; probably from around 1950s. 20:16:59:01 CU drop of water drips from top of frame, shot of cute little soapy baby superimposed into drop of water; CU bottle of Genteel Baby Bath and Shampoo; VS disembodied arms washing cute little baby. Tape 0649 [New Film] [Untitled] BW Sound Commercial...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Strauss (Henry) and Company, Inc.
movies
eye 2,835
favorite 2
comment 1
Peacetime airborne radar installations perform several most useful functions. They are an aid to navigation, they provide early warning against storms, they detect nearby terrain, and they are capable of alerting the pilot to nearby aircraft. Many commercial airlines are now installing or plan to install this indispensable equipment. One which already has is Pan American. PAA aircraft are equipped with modern radar, and the company is most convinced that the device pays for itself many times...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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eye 2,676
favorite 1
comment 2
Ivory Soap, Comet cleanser, Top Job; Tide; Epic Coffee, Crisco, Johnson's Family Hairspray; Cascade, Skeletal Entry
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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movies
eye 2,501
favorite 4
comment 1
[The following titles and shotlists may be elsewhere on PA-0649; this description may therefore need revision after viewing.] Tape 0649 [New Film] [Untitled] Color Sound Great cartoon for 1963 Chevrolet; outline of woman in red and man in green; woman talks about a new and wonderful things coming into their life, man thinks she is talking about a baby only to realize it is the new Chevrolet; very creative cartoon. Tape 0649 [New Film] Hit Parade Color Sound Hit Parade cigarettes commercial....
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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movies
eye 2,368
favorite 2
comment 3
Ivory Soap, Comet cleanser, Top Job; Tide; Epic Coffee, Crisco, Johnson's Family Hairspray; Cascade, Skeletal Entry
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
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by WPTZ Motion Picture Unit
movies
eye 2,165
favorite 6
comment 1
PA-0807 shotlist: 07:10:56:15 Philadelphia as seen across Delaware River. 07:11:07:23 Great shot from car on Delaware Bridge. 07:11:13:10 Pan up industrial building in Camden, NJ; Campbell’s soup water tower on top of building. 07:11:27:07 Aerial of Levittown, Pennsylvania suburbs; pan over Levittown suburbs. 07:11:43:24 Aerial Trenton, NJ.; VS bustling streets in 1950s downtown Trenton, New Jersey. 07:11:57:19 VS downtown Wilmington, Delaware in 1950s. 07:12:04:07 High-angle Bethlehem,...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Ganz (William J.) Co.
movies
eye 2,099
favorite 5
comment 2
Shows efforts of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) in the creation, development and introduction of the all-electronic TV system; explains how science made television a working reality. David Sarnoff tells of the early research and experiments. Shown is the first successful picture tube, the first experimental TV station, the problems of improving piucture quality and reducing the size and cost of components at the transmitting and receiving ends, and the function of mobile units. Actual...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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by WPTZ Motion Picture Unit
movies
eye 2,021
favorite 7
comment 1
PA-0807 shotlist: 07:10:56:15 Philadelphia as seen across Delaware River. 07:11:07:23 Great shot from car on Delaware Bridge. 07:11:13:10 Pan up industrial building in Camden, NJ; Campbell’s soup water tower on top of building. 07:11:27:07 Aerial of Levittown, Pennsylvania suburbs; pan over Levittown suburbs. 07:11:43:24 Aerial Trenton, NJ.; VS bustling streets in 1950s downtown Trenton, New Jersey. 07:11:57:19 VS downtown Wilmington, Delaware in 1950s. 07:12:04:07 High-angle Bethlehem,...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )